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Soldado or Torres for Spain?

Soldado's hat trick for Spain adds more question marks to Torres' national team future

Updated: March 1, 2012, 2:26 PM ET
By Rob Train

Of all those interested parties watching Spain cruise past Venezuela 5-0 on Wednesday night, Fernando Torres likely had the least to cheer about. The misfiring Chelsea striker (four goals this season!) was omitted from a Spain squad for the first time since 2006, though when Vicente del Bosque announced his team for the friendly, he cited "technical" issues rather than anything to do with El Nino's fitness. To add insult to Torres' lack of current injury, his cellphone didn't ring when ...

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